Successful founding CEOs tell their amazing stories! Well, who can’t build a large company on “beaucoup buck” by hiring a powerful PR agency, crafty viral marketers, giving out product for free, running multi-million dollar burn rates, and securing exclusive distribution channels through Apple or Google by capitalizing on investors’ connections?
But can you build a product used by millions and/or generate millions in revenues without any, or on very small, investment? – These Extra-preneurs did it!
Come join the wonderful people who managed to do this: learn their secrets and ask them questions. Hang out and share drinks and snacks with our speakers as well as a group of like-mindedentrepreneurs, executives and other professionals- members of TEC Club (www.tecglobal.org).
When: August 24 , 2011
Where: Suite 1400, 600 California street , San Francisco
6:30pm – 7:00pm – Registration and networking with light food and drinks
7:00 – 8:30 – Presentation and Q&A
8:30 – 9:00 - Networking
EVENT SPONSOR: BPM Accountants and Consultants
PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE IN SAN FRANCISCO. THE SPACE IS LIMITED!
With almost no outside investment, built a world leading data backup company, with millions in revenues and many petabytes of stored data. Backblaze is the easiest online backup service for $5 per month with unlimited storage. Backblaze's remote backup automatically backs up your data to a secure datacenter
Ninua - a top 400 Website in the US, millions of visitors, ~1M blogs use Ninua to socialize/viralize their content. If you could think of pretty much any successful blog, it’s probably on Ninua! – all this, on a tiny amount of investment (from fbFund and 500 Startups), and just raised seed round from TMTinvestments.com
AddToAny.com is a magic viral button that helps your site visitors instantly share, subscribe and bookmark content, had grown to millions of users with no investment, and was sold just a few weeks ago to a Kleiner-based company. The growth trajectory has been quite impressive – only truly viral products like this could reach millions of users so fast.
Fotki.com has millions of users/revenues/profits on no investment. The Dude at a seed fund TMTinvestments.com, ex-CEO of Microsoft WebTV Epsylon Games. Adjunct at Berkeley, author of upcoming book “101 Viral Marketing Tools”.